Selected Reports issued by the Office of the State Comptroller during the week ending October 31, 2015
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Former Town Clerk falsified her own tax payments
Former DePeyster Town Clerk Michelle Sheppard was sentenced to five years probation and paid a total of $4,303 in restitution for falsifying her own tax payments for at least three years until her crimes were exposed in an audit and investigation by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office.
New York receives 91 cents for each dollar sent to Washington, D.C.
For every dollar New York sends to Washington D.C., it receives about 91 cents back in federal spending — compared to a national average of nearly $1.22, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Individuals, government agencies, businesses and charitable organizations urged to check for unclaimed money held by State Comptroller
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli encourages individuals and other entities to search for unclaimed funds, also known as lost and forgotten money, now being held by the State Comptroller in the State’s Abandoned Property Fund pursuant to the Abandoned Property Law.The Abandoned Property Fund now holds over 14 Billion Dollars.
Audits of State Agencies released
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits have been issued: the
Department of Health (Improper Payments to a Dentist - Follow-up); Workers’ Compensation Board; Tuition Assistance Program; and the
Department of Health (Medicaid Program: Appropriateness of Medicaid Eligibility Determined by the New York State of Health System).